April 3, 2020

ITT Sound Off: Healing in Times of Chaos

We're so happy and grateful that Maria is feeling better! She and Julio bring you the latest updates on COVID-19, including how state leaders, Congress and the President are responding. They also talk about historically high unemployment, the federal relief package, and the 2020 presidential race, including recent #MeToo allegations against Joe Biden. ITT Staff Picks: - This Salon article dives into why mainstream media hasn’t covered Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegations against presidential candidate Joe Biden and hopes to offer clarity on the reporting.  - To mask or not to mask? This Buzzfeed article breaks down the debate around who should be wearing masks and what type.  - Before the physical and economic toll of the coronavirus was undeniable, right-wing commentators turned the pandemic into a battle of us vs. them via the New York Times. Also, check out Futuro Media engineer Jeanne Montalvo's latest single that closes out this episode here. The single is called 'Cuidao'. Jeanne co-produced the song with her husband Ernesto Lucar and Chaco Garcia also recorded and mixed the track. The song is written and performed by Mai-Elka Prado and features Caridad de la Luz “La Bruja”. We want to keep hearing from you and how you’re COVID Coping. Tell us how you're finding joy and hope in these unprecedented times. Call us to leave a voicemail on the In The Thick hotline at (505) 226-8973 or send us a voice memo via email to inthethick@futuromediagroup.org.   

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